Alex's teaching helps students to find more ease and vitality; reduce pain; find more creativity and clarity of thinking; have a better sense of self and empowerment; and feel more connected to others while finding clearer boundaries. For more about Alex, visit alextoenniges.com.
"Yoga is the path to undo the root of all types of misery through the direct experience of deep, clear, open awareness." Richard Freeman, The Mirror of Yoga: Awakening the Intelligence of Body and Mind
Heidi draws from numerous sources to create a unique class experience including: American Sign Language, Conscious Discipline, mindfulness research, early childhood music teaching experience, and of course, yoga. Kids and parents alike benefit from learning the yoga poses, self-calming, and mindfulness tools. Heidi looks forward to offering both kids yoga classes family yoga classes where both children and adults can participate together in a fun and healthy activity.
Kalika’s yoga classes integrate gentle breath awareness techniques with a nourishing flow of postures. Sequences are designed to stretch and strengthen the body while maintaining a meditative focus. Students are encouraged to honor their bodies and find the most supportive expression of each posture.
Nancy’s classes are offered in the vinyasa style, linking postures through breath and movement. She encourages students to become attuned to their own deeper instincts and to practice accordingly. She values the sense of wholeness that results from practicing yoga, as well as the development of strength, flexibility, grace and ease. It is Nancy’s wish that students at Yoga Mala will find support and guidance for evolving a yoga practice that is sustainable and sustaining throughout their lives.
Virginia believes in the need for balance between a Vinyasa and a Yin practice. With the passive postures of Yin Yoga, you will be asked to relax and soften, entering a state of meditation and surrender. In her Vinyasa classes, you will be challenged to trust the process and let go of the results, flowing between poses to create a moving meditation.